[Wolves] Promoting Linux
drinky76 at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 3 19:58:13 BST 2004
--- sparkes <sparkes at westmids.biz> wrote:
> Adam Sweet wrote:
> > I think this is mainly as a result of Peter
> > Burden's influence.
> Peter was also one of the first people to join the
> list ;-)
> when he retires I guess there will be a lack of unix
> at the uni until
> the next generation of lecturers comes through and I
> guess the guys on
> thier interview panel will be more impressed by MS
> skills than unix so
> it's going to be anyones guess.
I think people like Brian Penfold and Kevan Buckley
(the Java Kevan) have an interest in Linux too, but
Peter Burden is Mr Linux Propoganda ;) I think the
loss of his outspoken advocacy would leave a vacuum in
the university staff. He's actually been very helpful
to me recently too.
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